Remember when you customized the ringtone for a specific contact? (maybe some of you still do). Well, the same functionality is also available for WhatsApp. Custom notifications let users know who is calling without even looking at the phone. WhatsApp allows users to customize the notification by choosing options for categories like sound, vibration, popup, and light. Also Read – How To Use WhatsApp In Your Own National Language
Here is the step-by-step guide for WhatsApp users to customize notifications for a specific contact as per their choice. Also Read – WhatsApp Locks Over 17 Indian Accounts: What To Do If Yours Is Locked As Well
How to customize WhatsApp notification sound for a specific contact
- Open WhatsApp and go to the contact’s chat box
- Tap on the three dots in the upper right corner and tap on “Show Contact”
- Select “Customize notifications” and check the box in front of the option “Use custom notification”.
- You can customize the message and call notifications for the contact
Users can customize the notification tone for messages by choosing from a long list of options. You can even use a tone from a third-party app. In addition, they can also choose the “light” of the notification from white, red, yellow, green, cyan, blue and purple. For the “Vibrate” category, users are given options such as “Standard”, “Short”, “Long” and “Off”. When making a call, users can choose a ringtone of their choice. WhatsApp users are given an additional “Use High Priority Notification” option that shows a preview of the notifications at the top of the screen. Also Read – How To Send Pictures On WhatsApp Without Losing Quality
The same customization options are also available for WhatsApp groups. This will make it easier for users to keep up with their work-related WhatsApp groups or WhatsApp groups of friends. In this way, they can also decide whether or not to dodge this nasty group call.
WhatsApp users can disable these custom notifications by unchecking the box in front of the “Use custom notification” option.